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Company with great career opportunities

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Current Employee - Product Manager  in  Westminster, CO
Current Employee - Product Manager in Westminster, CO

Pros

Movement within company is encouraged, Strong teamwork, personal development, and career advancement are required. If you are bored in a current role, the company will work to find something new and challenging.

Cons

Work/life balance is not always encouraged. 40-hour weeks are hard to stick to.

Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

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    Technically challenging and satisfying work.

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Hardware Engineer  in  Sunnyvale, CA
    Current Employee - Hardware Engineer in Sunnyvale, CA

    Pros

    Good location, interesting work. Plenty of opportunity for state-of-the-art product development.

    Cons

    Weak technical career path. Weak retirement benefit.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Better 401k matching

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    Depends on what department you're in

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Engineer  in  Denver, CO
    Former Employee - Engineer in Denver, CO

    Pros

    Benefits package is good, with 401(k) matching. Health insurance costs are low. Access to company-sponsored training. Consistently profitable organization.

    If you're in the right department or have the right manager, it's smooth sailing with good work-life balance and good opportunities for training and advancement.

    Cons

    If you're in the wrong department or have the wrong manager, expect a poor work-life balance, and to be treated badly. I witnessed several instances where policies and procedures were deliberately abused in order to persecute or fire good employees over trivialities. Management eliminated a portion of a business operation by trumping-up policy/procedure infractions so as to terminate staff "for cause," rather than pay out a few thousand dollars' severance per employee to lay them off properly. This reflects poor business ethics.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    It takes sound ethics and professionalism to lead a successful team. When I worked at Trimble, it was as if I worked for two different organizations. One organization was well-managed and prosperous. The other was poorly-managed and ran into the ground. Choosing the right leadership team will make or break not only your organization, but also the livelihood of your team ... the people who really make things happen.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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